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  • noun Plural form of searing.


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  • He is a master of vacant intensities, of slick searings.

    The State of Criticism 2008

  • Villages will arise again from their ruins, the plow shall turn anew the shell-pitted fields into green meadow-lands, a kindly nature will soon obliterate the scars upon the landscape, but not the deep searings on the soul.

    In the Claws of the German Eagle Albert Rhys Williams 1922

  • She was aware, too, that the Colonel knew as much, and his scientific pin-pricks and searings of that guileless and unprotected organ struck her as little short of cruel.

    Stella Fregelius Henry Rider Haggard 1890


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